Jordan international travel guide

Jordan

Jordan is part of Asia with main city at Amman. It's usually 🌤️ 10.28 °C in Jordan with a rainfall of 🌧 21.56 mm. Tipping is expected in Jordan since staff depend on tips to supplement their often minimum wages. Internet speed in Jordan is on average 3.3 Mbps. Its Developing country with a population of 10M people. The main currency is Jordanian Dinar. The languages spoken are Arabic. Automatic teller machines are common in Jordan. Current travel safety advice is Exercise a high degree of caution. Get other useful information like socket plugs, SIM cards and emergency numbers.
👍 Developing   🌤️ ~10.28 °C   🌧 ~21.56 mm  👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 10M people

Advice

🛡️ Travel safety

Exercise a high degree of caution

Jordan has implemented enhanced screening procedures and entry restrictions in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. If you have travelled to mainland China, South Korea or Iran within 14 days of your arrival in Jordan you'll be denied entry. If you're suspected of having COVID-19, you'll have to undertake a mandatory 14 day quarantine at a local hospital. Contact your airline or your nearest embassy or consulate of Jordan to confirm visa and entry requirements. See Travel. We haven't changed our level of advice: Exercise a high degree of caution in Jordan. Higher levels apply in some parts of the country.

issued date: February 26, 2020

General

🔌 Sockets

Jordan uses 230V, 50Hz with sockets and plugs Type C, Type D, Type F, Type G and Type J.

🌐 Languages

The languages that are typically spoken are Arabic

Money

💱 Currencies Used

Jordan uses the Jordanian dinar (symbol: ?.?), code JOD.Banknotes come in denominations of 50, 20, 10, 5 and 1 dinars. Dinar is subdivided into 100 piastres. Coins come in denominations of 1 dinar and 50, 25, 10, 1 and 0 piastres.

🏧 ATMs

Automatic teller machines are common in Jordan. You can usually find them in both large & small cities.You do not need a chip & PIN card to use an ATM — your standard magnetic card will work fine.

💁‍♂️ Tipping

Expected to tip Tipping is expected in Jordan since staff depend on tips to supplement their often minimum wages.

Calling

📡 Internet

Internet speed in Jordan is on average 3.3 Mbps. WiFi coverage in Jordan is low. It is not as easy to find one.

📱 Phones

You can buy a SIM card for about 9.98 JOD, which includes 3 GB of data plan. You can choose from 3 telecoms: Orange, Umniah or Zain. Jordan uses GSM mobile networks GSM 900 and GSM 1800. If you don't want to buy SIM card in Jordan upon arrival, make sure to check the roaming charges with your telecom provider before your departure so there are no surprises when you return home.

📞 Calling

To call Jordan, dial +, then 962 (the country code for Jordan), then the area code (without the initial 0) and the local number. For local calls within Jordan, start with the area code (with the initial 0). In the case above area code is 6 .

Driving

🆘 Emergency

Universal

999

Police

999

Ambulance

999

Fire department

999

Last updated: February 12, 2020